NAICS Code 212299

NAICS 212299

NAICS Code 212299 – All Other Metal Ore Mining

Definition of NAICS Code 212299: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating (i.e., preparing) metal ores (except iron and manganiferous ores valued for their iron content, gold ore, silver ore, copper, nickel, lead, zinc, and uranium-radium-vanadium ore).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 212299

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • Antimony ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Rare-earth metal ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Columbite ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Tantalum ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Ilmenite ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Tungsten ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Molybdenum ores mining and/or beneficiating

Cross Reference Guide for Code 212299

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating iron and manganiferous ores valued for their iron content–are classified in Industry NAICS 212210, Iron Ore Mining;
  • Developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating ores valued chiefly for their gold or silver content–are classified in Industry 21222, Gold Ore and Silver Ore Mining;
  • Developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating ores valued chiefly for their copper, nickel, lead, or zinc content–are classified in Industry 21223, Copper, Nickel, Lead, and Zinc Mining; and
  • Developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating uranium-radium-vanadium ores–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 212291, Uranium-Radium-Vanadium Ore Mining.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 212299

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Antimony concentrates mining and/or beneficiating
  • Antimony ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Bastnaesite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Bauxite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Beryl mining and/or beneficiating
  • Beryllium concentrates beneficiating
  • Beryllium ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Cerium concentrates mining and/or beneficiating
  • Cerium ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Chromite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Chromium concentrates beneficiating
  • Chromium ore mining and/or beneficiating
  • Cinnabar mining and/or beneficiating
  • Cobalt concentrates beneficiating
  • Cobalt ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Columbite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Columbium ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Ferberite ores and concentrates mining and/or beneficiating
  • Ferroalloy ores (except vanadium) (e.g., chromium, columbium, molybdenum, tungsten) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Hafnium mining and/or beneficiating
  • Huebnerite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Ilmenite ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Iridium mining and/or beneficiating
  • Manganese concentrates beneficiating
  • Manganese ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Manganiferousares ores (not valued for iron content) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Manganite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Mercury (quicksilver) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Mercury ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Microlite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Molybdenite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Molybdenum ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Molybdite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Monazite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Osmium mining and/or beneficiating
  • Palladium mining and/or beneficiating
  • Platinum mining and/or beneficiating
  • Psilomelane mining and/or beneficiating
  • Pyrolusite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Quicksilver ores and metal mining and/or beneficiating
  • Rare earth metal concentrates beneficiating
  • Rare earth metal ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Rhodium mining and/or beneficiating
  • Rhodochrosite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Ruthenium ore mining and/or beneficiating
  • Rutile mining and/or beneficiating
  • Scheelite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Tantalite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Tantalum ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Thallium mining and/or beneficiating
  • Thorite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Thorium ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Tin metal concentrates beneficiating
  • Tin metal ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Titaniferous-magnetite ores, valued chiefly for titanium content, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Titanium concentrates beneficiating
  • Titanium ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Tungsten concentrates beneficiating
  • Tungsten ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Wolframite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Wulfenite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Zirconium concentrates beneficiating
  • Zirconium ores mining and/or beneficiating
Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 212299

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 1164, 1165NAICS 212299
  • CA WC: 1122, 1123
  • DE WC: N/A
  • PA WC: 025
  • MI WC: 1164
  • NJ WC: N/A
  • NY WC: 1170
  • WY WC: 212299
  • GL: 98002, 98003
  • SIC: 1099

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 212299 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 21: Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
  • Subsector 212: Mining (except Oil and Gas)
  • Industry Group 2122: Metal Ore Mining
  • Industry 21229: Other Metal Ore Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212291: Uranium-Radium-Vanadium Ore Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212299: All Other Metal Ore Mining
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